US carmaker General Motors will take a step towards the mass manufacture of its Chevy Volt plug-in electric hybrid later today with the start of lithium-ion battery production.
IT and communications giants including IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Yahoo! are to receive a $47 million boost from the US Department of Energy to improve energy efficiency.
New developments in London are cutting their carbon emissions by a third, according to a report by London South Bank University.
The start of the new year has seen new wind energy projects in the US, Europe and China, as well as a decision on the horizon for the controversial Cape Wind project in the US.
The UK Government’s boiler scrappage scheme to replace old inefficient models with better performing ones, announced in the December Pre-Budget Report, launched yesterday.
Norwegian electric carmaker THINK is to start production of its THINK City car at a facility in Elkhart County, Indiana and launch on the US market later this year.
A report from US scientists indicates that the volcanic rocks along the coasts of New York, New Jersey and New England could be ideal carbon storage sites.
Eleven states across the US and Canadian province of Quebec are set to adopt legislation similar to California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard to cut emissions from vehicles and buildings.
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown is this week expected to announce the successful bidders for the next generation of offshore wind farms around the country’s coast.
Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond says the region needs to have the power to manage its own resources if it is to become the green energy leader of Europe.